- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Brigadier (Corporal)
- Groupe de Reconnaissance de Corps d'Armée (GRCA) - 1er Régiment de Marche de Spahis Marocains
- Awarded on:
- March 6th, 1943
received with 2 stars :
- 1 at divisional level as radio for his conduct under ennemy fire during the fightings in Gragour Wadi - Tunesia.
- 1 as aspirant (midship) and platoon leader in the 6e Escadron Porté - 2e DB the 17 November 1944 : he proceeded with total success in cleaning Bremeuil's woods and attacks a German company of 140 men; the next day, at Parux in Meurthe-et-Moselle, fulfilling his mission with full success, he drove back the enemy infantry and inflicted severe losses on him.